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Prof Mazibuko celebrated her 60th birthday on 24 December 2014. While on a business trip to Dubai, Prof Miemie Struwig treated Prof Mazibuko to a special birthday dinner at the Al Hadheerah Desert restaurant situated in the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa which is rated more than 5 stars. The resort is situated in the middle of the desert.

Prof Struwig arranged a performance in which Prof Mazibuko was serenaded by the restaurant’s performers. The performers sang, “Happy Birthday” to her while she was also presented with a special birthday cake.  All the guests at the restaurant cheered her.

The Al Hadheerah Desert restaurant provides a wide variety of entertainment such as: singers, Tanoura dancers, a horse show and a camel caravan, oriental dancers, a Dabkah group and the Al Hadheerah Carnival.

Joost van der Westhuizen, Amor Vitonne and their 2 children were also at the restaurant.

The Al Hadeerah desert restaurant is an Arabian fairytale where music, history and fantastic food combine to create an unforgettable experience. Food is prepared using traditional Middle Eastern methods that include wood-fired ovens, charcoal grills and spit roasts.

ABOVE: Profs Struwig and Mazibuko

ABOVE: Sunset at the resort.

ABOVE: The Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant

ABOVE: The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa